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  • Potassium
  • Dietary reference intakes for water, potassium, sodium, chloride, and sulfate / Panel on Dietary Reference Intakes for Electrolytes and Water, Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes, Food and Nutrition Board. (nap.edu)
  • Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially potassium supplements, diuretics, steroids, blood pressure medications, or medications that contain sodium (such as Alka-Seltzer or Zegrid). (cigna.com)
  • atom
  • An atom of sodium has one 3s electron outside a closed shell, and it takes only 5.14 electron volts of energy to remove that electron. (gsu.edu)
  • food
  • Sodium chloride is used in preserving and flavoring food. (reference.com)
  • This morning's top story discussed the Institute of Medicine's urging of the FDA to set maximum sodium levels for food items, and force the food industry to change. (chem.info)
  • Now, I'm not denying the health benefits of cutting sodium - and I don't think the food industry is either. (chem.info)
  • Government-mandated sodium levels will open the door for regulation of all food ingredients - and will lead to limited, less tasty food options. (chem.info)
  • Instead, this is actually a great opportunity for the food industry to expand their product lines and build up their low sodium niche markets. (chem.info)